Naval Services FamilyLine Publications
Naval Services FamilyLine volunteers have been creating and publishing guidelines for United States Navy families since 1965. These publications are available in print or online. Each publication is free-of-charge for our Navy families.
To order your printed copies, please complete the online order form:
Guidelines for the Spouses of Chief Petty Officers
This recently revised booklet is the result of a world-wide collaboration with CPO spouses all around the globe. This booklet serves as an excellent source of information for spouses of new Chief Petty Officers as they transition into the Navy CPO family and season. The booklet provides answers to frequently asked questions, and offers helpful guidance regarding the history and origin of the Navy Chief Petty Officer, the 6-week period most commonly known as the season, uniforms, professionalism, and pay schedule.
This publication is useful for CPO Selectee Spouse Meet & Greet events or CPO Selectee Spouse symposiums.
FamilyLine does not charge for publications or the associated shipping fees.
CONUS orders are shipped via Media Mail from our office located onboard the Washington Navy Yard. OCONUS orders are shipped via Priority Mail.
We use recycled shipping materials whenever possible to reduce costs and waste.
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CPO Selectee Spouse Resources
The 12th Annual CPO Selectee Spouse Conference - Presented by Naval Services FamilyLine's CORE Program, in partnership with Navy League Hampton Roads and US Fleet Forces Command. Open to all CPO Selectee Spouses
Program Flyer - Brief description of all NS FamilyLine Programs and the U.S. Navy's MyNavy Family App.
US Navy Uniforms - Navy Personnel Command Uniform Information.
MyNavy Uniforms App - provides U.S. Navy Sailors with the necessary information and guidance to properly wear all Navy Uniforms, components, and accouterments.